Payment against wheat purchase must reach farmers’ bank accounts within 48 hrs: CS

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 Mar 2017 12:03:54

Staff Reporter,

Chief Secretary Basant Pratap Singh reviewed ongoing activities, government schemes and programmes implemented in state through “Parakh” video conferencing at Mantralaya on Thursday. Also, necessary arrangements made for wheat procurement being started in state beside status of Anganwadis activities, special nutrition campaign and implementation of Lalima campaign and status of Aadhar registration were reviewed in the conference.

Deliberations on Mukhyamantri Gramin Parivahan Yojana, Motoryan Chalak-Parichalak Yojana, Backward Class Post-matric Scholarship Scheme, implementation of various Pension Schemes, CM Help Line, notified services under the Public Service Guarantee Act and action plan to provide construction material on reasonable rates for construction of houses under the Pradhanmantri Gramin Awas Yojna is also held at video conferencing. CS Singh obtained information about the plantation on both the banks of Narmada river and installation of roof top solar plants at Collectors’ office buildings from the concerned district collectors.

Chief Secretary deliberates with all the Divisional Commissioners and District Collectors through video conferencing under the ‘Parakh’. Additional Chief Secretary Panchayat and Rural Development R.S. Julaniya, Principal Secretary Commerce and Industries Mohammad Suleman, Principal Secretary Women and Child Development J.N. Kansotiya, Principal Secretary General Administration Seema Sharma, Principal Secretary Food and Civil Supplies K.C. Gupta were present in the video conferencing. It was informed in the conference that 3,000centers have been established in the state. CS Singh directed that payment must be ensured in the bank accounts of farmers within 48 hours after weighing the wheat. Singh apprised himself about identifying the nearest warehouse for storing wheat for convenience of farmers, storage capacity, SMS scheduling beside electronics weighing scales and other necessary arrangements. Reviewing status of anganwadis’ activities Singh said that position of anganwadi’ workers must be ensured at posting places. Initiative to remove them should be taken if it is not complied. Moreover, immediate completion of appointment process of anganvadi workers in Badwani, Indore, Jhabua and Khargone was told in the video conferencing. Also discussions in detail to provide nutritious food on time and payment of self help groups took place. Chief Secretary Singh said that better results can be obtained for improvement of nutritional level in children by team efforts and right guidance. He directed the collectors for initiative at their own level. Vishesh Vazan Abhiyan and Lalima campaign conducted to eliminate anemia were reviewed during the conferencing. Instruction were issued to District Collectors and Transport officers to conduct a special campaign to get the drivers and conductors of commercial vehicles registered under the Motor Vehicle Driver-Conductor Scheme and expansion of Maukhyamantri Gramin Parivahan Yojna. Besides this, necessary directives were given to District Collectors for Aadhar registration and Aadhar seeding on single portal of Samagra, to get the eligible students registered in Backward Class Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme and to ensure availability of sand, macadam and cement at reasonable rates for construction of houses under Pradhanmantri Gramin Awas Yojna.